Very Rev. Dr. Sthepanose Ramban ordained as Mathews Mor Antheemos.
Very Rev. Dr. Sthepanose Rabban consecrated as metropolitan of the Holy Syriac Orthodox Church and named as Mor Antheemos Mathews on 15 January 2012 at Cathedral of St. Peter & St. Paul in the Ma`arat Sayyidnay, Damascus by His Holiness the Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas .
His Beatitude the Catholicose Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas I, Mor Philoxenos Matthiyas Nayis (Patriarchal Assistant and Metropolitan of St. Aphrem Theological Seminary, Ma’arrat Saidnaya, Damascus) , Mor Gregorios Joseph (Metropolitan of Kochi Diocese & Malankara Episcopal Synod Secretary), Mor Dionysius Yuhanon Kawaq (Director of Patriarchal Office) , Mor Iivanios Paulose Al-Souky (Patriarchal-Vicariate of Damascus) and newly ordained metropolitans of Malankara Mor Julius Elias, Mor Alexandrios Thomas and Mor Polycarpose Zacharia were assisted.